Wall Residences, affiliated with over 10 Local Human Rights Committees throughout Virginia, provides services to individuals with a diagnosis of intellectual disabilities, mental illness and/or a
Wall Residences supports the campaign to – Spread the word, to end the word!
People with developmental or intellectual disabilities would prefer that we remove the “r” word from our vocabularies. It is considered to be derogatory. “Mental Retardation” is still used in very limited professional contexts; however, it is not preferred as it carries pejorative connotations. Please join us to ensure that people who experience intellectual disabilities are treated with Respect – the other “R” word!